Trench diary of George Williams

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 Left Hand page 

 handwritten dedication in black ink 

To.

G.W. Williams

With heartiest greetings

From.

The friends at

Hodgson St

P. M. Church

"The Lord bless thee,

and keep thee"




 Right Hand page 

 Printed page with details filled in pencil 

THE

ELITE

POCKET DIARY

MCMXVI

Name Pte G Williams 280  13/280 was George Williams' Army no. 

Address B Company

13th East Yorks: Reg.

Egypt 

crossed out (Egypt was Theatre of War first served in, superseded by B.E.F. France, see below) 

IN.THE.EVENT.OF.THIS.DIARY.

BEING.LOST.KINDLY.RETURN.

TO.THE.ABOVE.ADDRESS  

B.E.F.

 British Expeditionary Force 

France

Charles Letts & Co.

DIARISTS & MANUFACTURERS

LONDON





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 Left Hand page 

 handwritten dedication in black ink 

To.

G.W. Williams

With heartiest greetings

From.

The friends at

Hodgson St

P. M. Church

"The Lord bless thee,

and keep thee"




 Right Hand page 

 Printed page with details filled in pencil 

THE

ELITE

POCKET DIARY

MCMXVI

Name Pte G Williams 280  13/280 was George Williams' Army no. 

Address B Company

13th East Yorks: Reg.

Egypt 

crossed out (Egypt was Theatre of War first served in, superseded by B.E.F. France, see below) 

IN.THE.EVENT.OF.THIS.DIARY.

BEING.LOST.KINDLY.RETURN.

TO.THE.ABOVE.ADDRESS  

B.E.F.

 British Expeditionary Force 

France

Charles Letts & Co.

DIARISTS & MANUFACTURERS

LONDON






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  • March 3, 2018 15:31:00 Stella Watkin

     Left Hand page 

     handwritten dedication in black ink 

    To.

    G.W. Williams

    With heartiest greetings

    From.

    The friends at

    Hodgson St

    P. M. Church

    "The Lord bless thee,

    and keep thee"




     Right Hand page 

     Printed page with details filled in pencil 

    THE

    ELITE

    POCKET DIARY

    MCMXVI

    Name Pte G Williams 280  13/280 was George Williams' Army no. 

    Address B Company

    13th East Yorks: Reg.

    Egypt 

    crossed out (Egypt was Theatre of War first served in, superseded by B.E.F. France, see below) 

    IN.THE.EVENT.OF.THIS.DIARY.

    BEING.LOST.KINDLY.RETURN.

    TO.THE.ABOVE.ADDRESS  

    B.E.F.

     British Expeditionary Force 

    France

    Charles Letts & Co.

    DIARISTS & MANUFACTURERS

    LONDON





  • March 2, 2018 12:05:41 Stella Watkin

     Left Hand page 

     handwritten dedication in black ink 

    To.

    G.W. Williams

    With heartiest greetings

    From.

    The friends at

    Hodgson St

    P. M. Church

    "The Lord bless thee,

    and keep thee"




     Right Hand page 

     Printed with details filled in pencil 

    THE

    ELITE

    POCKET DIARY

    MCMXVI

    Name Pte G Williams 280  13/280 was George Williams' Army no. 

    Address B Company

    13th East Yorks: Reg.

    Egypt 

    crossed out (Egypt was Theatre of War first served in, superseded by B.E.F. France, see below) 

    IN.THE.EVENT.OF.THIS.DIARY.

    BEING.LOST.KINDLY.RETURN.

    TO.THE.ABOVE.ADDRESS  

    B.E.F.

     British Expeditionary Force 

    France

    Charles Letts & Co.

    DIARISTS & MANUFACTURERS

    LONDON






  • March 2, 2018 12:05:24 Stella Watkin

     Left Hand page 

     handwritten dedication in black ink 

    To.

    G.W. Williams

    With heartiest greetings

    From.

    The friends at

    Hodgson St

    P. M. Church

    "The Lord bless thee,

    and keep thee"




     Right Hand page 

     Printed with details filled in pencil 

    THE

    ELITE

    POCKET DIARY

    MCMXVI

    Name Pte G Williams 280  13/280 was George Williams' Army no. 

    Address B Company

    13th East Yorks: Reg.

    Egypt 

    crossed out (Theatre of War first served in, superseded by B.E.F. France, see below) 

    IN.THE.EVENT.OF.THIS.DIARY.

    BEING.LOST.KINDLY.RETURN.

    TO.THE.ABOVE.ADDRESS  

    B.E.F.

     British Expeditionary Force 

    France

    Charles Letts & Co.

    DIARISTS & MANUFACTURERS

    LONDON






  • March 2, 2018 10:50:44 Stella Watkin

     Left Hand page 

     handwritten dedication in black ink 

    To.

    G.W. Williams

    With heartiest greetings

    From.

    The friends at

    Hodgson St

    P. M. Church

    "The Lord bless thee,

    and keep thee"




     Right Hand page 

     Printed with details filled in pencil 

    THE

    ELITE

    POCKET DIARY

    MCMXVI

    Name Pte G Williams 280  13/280 was George Williams Army no. 

    Address B Company

    13th East Yorks: Reg.

    Egypt 

    crossed out (Theatre of War first served in, superseded by B.E.F. France, see below) 

    IN.THE.EVENT.OF.THIS.DIARY.

    BEING.LOST.KINDLY.RETURN.

    TO.THE.ABOVE.ADDRESS  

    B.E.F.

     British Expeditionary Force 

    France

    Charles Letts & Co.

    DIARISTS & MANUFACTURERS

    LONDON






  • February 14, 2018 00:06:23 Stella Watkin

     Left Hand page 

     handwritten dedication in black ink 

    To.

    G.W. Williams

    With heartiest greetings

    From.

    The friends at

    Hodgson St

    P. M. Church

    "The Lord bless thee,

    and keep thee"




     Right Hand page 

    THE

    ELITE

    POCKET DIARY

    MCMXVI

    Name Pte G Williams 280

    Address B Company

    13th East Yorks: Reg.

    Egypt 

    crossed out (Theatre of War first served in, superseded by B.E.F. France, see below) 

    IN.THE.EVENT.OF.THIS.DIARY.

    BEING.LOST.KINDLY.RETURN.

    TO.THE.ABOVE.ADDRESS  

    B.E.F.

     British Expeditionary Force 

    France

    Charles Letts & Co.

    DIARISTS & MANUFACTURERS

    LONDON






  • February 13, 2018 16:54:55 Stella Watkin

     Left Hand page 

     handwritten dedication in black ink 

    To.

    G.W. Williams

    With heartiest greetings

    From.

    The friends at

    Hodgson St

    P. M. Church

    "The Lord bless thee,

    and keep thee"


     Right Hand page 

    THE

    ELITE

    POCKET DIARY

    MCMXVI

    Name Pte G Williams 280

    Address B Company

    13th East Yorks: Reg.

    Egypt 

    crossed out (Theatre of War first served in, superseded by B.E.F. France, see below) 

    IN.THE.EVENT.OF.THIS.DIARY.

    BEING.LOST.KINDLY.RETURN.

    TO.THE.ABOVE.ADDRESS  

    B.E.F.

     British Expeditionary Force 

    France

    Charles Letts & Co.

    DIARISTS & MANUFACTURERS

    LONDON






  • February 12, 2018 11:04:05 Stella Watkin

     Left Hand page 

     handwritten dedication in black ink 

    To.

    G.W. Williams

    With heartiest greetings

    From.

    The friends at

    Hodgson St

    P. M. Church

    "The Lord bless thee,

    and keep thee"


     Right Hand page 

    THE

    ELITE

    POCKET DIARY

    MCMXVI

    Name Pte G Williams 280

    Address B Company

    13th East Yorks: Reg.

    Egypt 

    crossed out (first theatre of first served in, superseded by B.E.F. France, see below) 

    IN.THE.EVENT.OF.THIS.DIARY.

    BEING.LOST.KINDLY.RETURN.

    TO.THE.ABOVE.ADDRESS  

    B.E.F.

     British Expeditionary Force 

    France

    Charles Letts & Co.

    DIARISTS & MANUFACTURERS

    LONDON






  • February 12, 2018 10:58:18 Stella Watkin

     Left Hand page 

    To.

    G.W. Williams

    With heartiest greetings

    From.

    The friends at

    Hodgson St

    P. M. Church

    "The Lord bless thee,

    and keep thee"


     Right Hand page 

    THE

    ELITE

    POCKET DIARY

    MCMXVI

    Name Pte G Williams 280

    Address B Company

    13th East Yorks: Reg.

    Egypt 

    crossed out (first theatre of first served in, superseded by B.E.F. France, see below) 

    IN.THE.EVENT.OF.THIS.DIARY.

    BEING.LOST.KINDLY.RETURN.

    TO.THE.ABOVE.ADDRESS  

    B.E.F.

     British Expeditionary Force 

    France

    Charles Letts & Co.

    DIARISTS & MANUFACTURERS

    LONDON






  • February 11, 2018 16:45:19 Stella Watkin

     Left Hand page 

    To.

    G.W. Williams

    With heartiest greetings

    From.

    The friends at

    Hodgson St

    P. M. Church

    "The Lord bless thee,

    and keep thee"


     Right Hand page 

    THE

    ELITE

    POCKET DIARY

    MCMXVI

    Name Pte G Williams 280

    Address B Company

    13th East Yorks: Reg.

    Egypt 

    crossed out (first theatre of war entered into, superseded by B.E.F. France, see below) 

    IN.THE.EVENT.OF.THIS.DIARY.

    BEING.LOST.KINDLY.RETURN.

    TO.THE.ABOVE.ADDRESS  

    B.E.F.

     British Expeditionary Force 

    France

    Charles Letts & Co.

    DIARISTS & MANUFACTURERS

    LONDON






  • February 11, 2018 09:42:51 Stella Watkin

     Left Hand page 

    To.

    G.W. Williams

    With heartiest greetings

    From.

    The friends at

    Hodgson St

    P. M. Church

    "The Lord bless thee,

    and keep thee"


     Right Hand page 

    THE

    ELITE

    POCKET DIARY

    MCMXVI

    Name Pte G Williams 280

    Address B Company

    13th East Yorks: Reg.

    Egypt  crossed out (first theatre of war entered into, superseded by B.E.F. France, see below) 

    IN.THE.EVENT.OF.THIS.DIARY.

    BEING.LOST.KINDLY.RETURN.

    TO.THE.ABOVE.ADDRESS  

    B.E.F.  British Expeditionary Force 

    France

    Charles Letts & Co.

    DIARISTS & MANUFACTURERS

    LONDON






  • February 11, 2018 09:42:23 Stella Watkin

     Left Hand page 

    To.

    G.W. Williams

    With heartiest greetings

    From.

    The friends at

    Hodgson St

    P. M. Church

    "The Lord bless thee,

    and keep thee"


     Right Hand page 

    THE

    ELITE

    POCKET DIARY

    MCMXVI

    Name Pte G Williams 280

    Address B Company

    13th East Yorks: Reg.

    Egypt  crossed out (first theatre of war entered into, superseded by B.E.F. France, see below) 

    IN.THE.EVENT.OF.THIS.DIARY.

    BEING.LOST.KINDLY.RETURN.

    TO.THE.ABOVE.ADDRESS  

    B.E.F.  British Expeditionary Force 

    France

    Charles Letts & Co.

    DIARISTS & MANUFACTURERS

    LONDON






  • February 11, 2018 09:41:37 Stella Watkin

     Left Hand page 

    To.

    G.W. Williams

    With heartiest greetings

    From.

    The friends at

    Hodgson St

    P. M. Church

    "The Lord bless thee,

    and keep thee"


     Right Hand page 

    THE

    ELITE

    POCKET DIARY

    MCMXVI

    Name Pte G Williams 280

    Address B Company

    13th East Yorks: Reg.

    Egypt  crossed out (first theatre of war entered into, superseded by B.E.F. France, see below) 

    IN.THE.EVENT.OF.THIS.DIARY.

    BEING.LOST.KINDLY.RETURN.

    TO.THE.ABOVE.ADDRESS  

    B.E.F.  British Expeditionary Force 

    France

    Charles Letts & Co.

    DIARISTS & MANUFACTURERS

    LONDON






  • February 5, 2018 11:14:46 Stella Watkin

     Left Hand page 

    To.

    G.W. Williams

    With heartiest greetings

    From.

    The friends at

    Hodgson St

    P. M. Church

    "The Lord bless thee,

    and keep thee"


     Right Hand page 

    THE

    ELITE

    POCKET DIARY

    MCMXVI

    Name Pte G Williams 280

    Address B Company

    13th East Yorks: Reg.

    Egypt (crossed out)

    IN.THE.EVENT.OF.THIS.DIARY.

    BEING.LOST.KINDLY.RETURN.

    TO.THE.ABOVE.ADDRESS  

    B.E.F.

    France

    Charles Letts & Co.

    DIARISTS & MANUFACTURERS

    LONDON






  • January 26, 2018 10:42:08 Stella Watkin

     Left Hand page 

    To.

    G.W. Williams

    With heartiest greetings

    From.

    The friends at

    Hodgson St

    P. M. Church

    "The Lord bless thee,

    and keep thee"


     Right Hand page 

    THE

    ELITE

    POCKET DIARY

    MCMXVI

    Name Pte G Williams 280

    Address B Company

    13th East Yorks: Reg.

    Egypt (crossed out)

    IN.THE.EVENT.OF.THIS.DIARY.BEING.LOST.KINDLY.RETURN.TO.THE.ABOVE.ADDRESS  

    B.E.F.

    France

    Charles Letts & Co.

    DIARISTS & MANUFACTURERS

    LONDON






  • January 25, 2018 16:10:21 Stella Watkin

    Left Hand page

    To.

    G.W. Williams

    With heartiest greetings

    From.

    The friends at

    Hodgson St

    P. M. Church

    "The Lord bless thee,

    and keep thee"


    Right Hand page

    THE

    ELITE

    POCKET DIARY

    MCMXVI

    Name Pte G Williams 280

    Address B Company

    13th East Yorks: Reg.

    Egypt

    IN.THE.EVENT.OF.THIS.DIARY.BEING.LOST.KINDLY.RETURN.TO.THE.ABOVE.ADDRESS  

    B.E.F.

    France

    Charles Letts & Co.

    DIARISTS & MANUFACTURERS

    LONDON






  • January 25, 2018 16:03:16 Stella Watkin

    Left Hand page

    To.

    G.W. Williams

    With heartiest greetings

    From.

    The friends at

    Hodgson St

    P. M. Church

    "The Lord bless thee,

    and keep thee"


    Right Hand page

    THE ELITE POCKET DIARY

    MCMXVI

    Name Pte G Williams 280

    Address B Company

    13th East Yorks: Reg.

    Egypt

    IN.THE.EVENT.OF.THIS.DIARY.BEING.LOST.KINDLY.RETURN.TO.THE.ABOVE.ADDRESS  

    B.E.F.

    France

    Charles Letts & Co.

    DIARISTS & MANUFACTURERS

    LONDON






  • January 25, 2018 15:59:44 Stella Watkin

    Left Hand page

    To.

    G.W. Williams

    With heartiest greetings

    From.

    The friends at

    Hodgson St

    P.M. Church

    "The Lord bless thee,

    and keep thee"


    Right Hand page

    THE ELITE POCKET DIARY

    MCMXVI

    Name Pte G Williams 280

    Address B Company

    13th East Yorks: Reg.

    Egypt

    IN.THE.EVENT.OF.THIS.DIARY.BEING.LOST.KINDLY.RETURN.TO.THE.ABOVE.ADDRESS  

    B.E.F.

    France

    Charles Letts & Co.

    DIARISTS & MANUFACTURERS

    LONDON






  • January 25, 2018 15:55:36 Stella Watkin

    Left Hand page

    To.

    G.W. Williams

    With heartiest greetings

    From.

    The friends at

    Hodgson St

    P.M. Church

    "The Lord bless thee,

    and keep thee"

    Right Hand page

    THE ELITE POCKET DIARY

    MCMXVI

    Name Pte G Williams 280

    Address B Company

    13th East Yorks: Reg.

    Egypt

    IN.THE.EVENT.OF.THIS.DIARY.BEING.LOST.KINDLY.RETURN.TO.THE.ABOVE.ADDRESS  

    B.E.F.

    France

    Charles Letts & Co.

    DIARISTS & MANUFACTURERS

    LONDON






  • January 25, 2018 14:33:32 Stella Watkin

    To.

    G.W. Williams

    With heartiest greetings

    From.

    The friends at

    Hodgson St

    P.M. Church

    "The Lord bless thee,

    and keep thee"



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  • 53.7456709||-0.3367413||

    Hull, Yorkshire, England

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  • Document location Hull, Yorkshire, England


ID
17242 / 189119
Source
http://europeana1914-1918.eu/...
Contributor
Brian Verity
License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/


1916 – 1916
  • English

  • Western Front

  • British Expeditionary Force
  • British Expeditionary Force France
  • Egypt
  • France
  • George William Williams
  • Hull Pals
  • Hull, Yorkshire
  • Primitive Methodist Church



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